Pir Shabda Kahn
Pir Shabda Kahn began his root training in 1969 under the guidance of the great American Sufi master, Murshid Samuel Lewis. Since 2001, Shabda serves as the Pir (lineage holder) of the Sufi Ruhaniat International, the Sufi lineage tracing back though Murshid Samuel Lewis and Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan.
In 1972, Shabda met his second great teacher, the late master singer, Pandit Pran Nath, and began the daily practice of North Indian classical music in the Kirana style. Shabda now teaches vocal music, performs Raga singing, and is the director of the Chisti Sabri School of Music
Pir Shabda Kahn worked closely with the great American mystic Joe Miller. He is also a disciple of the illustrious Tibetan Buddhist master, the 12th Tai Situpa Rinpoche.